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First Thursday: Hats Along The Avenue 6:00 pm
First Thursday: Hats Along The Avenue @ Along Mount Vernon Avenue
Apr 5 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
First Thursday: Hats Along The Avenue @ Along Mount Vernon Avenue | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
First Thursday returns to Del Ray on Thursday, April 5, with the theme “Hats Along the Avenue.” The monthly street festival takes place from 6 p.m. to dusk along Mount Vernon Avenue and is free[...]
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Architecture, Design and Cultural Spaces 5:30 pm
Architecture, Design and Cultural Spaces @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Architecture, Design and Cultural Spaces @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Wilmington | Delaware | United States
The Torpedo Factory is partnering with AIA Northern Virginia to celebrate National Architecture Week. The week kicks off with Architecture, Design and Cultural Spaces. Cultural and public spaces are where social values can be expressed[...]
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The Center for Alexandria’s Children Annual Gala: A Starry Starry Night 7:00 pm
The Center for Alexandria’s Children Annual Gala: A Starry Starry Night @ the new Old Dominion Boat Club
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
The Center for Alexandria's Children Annual Gala:  A Starry Starry Night @ the new Old Dominion Boat Club | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Please join us at the 2018 CAC Gala, a Starry Starry Night, to benefit the Center for Alexandria’s Children, the city’s primary resource for the prevention, investigation and treatment of child abuse whose programs serve[...]
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City Limits: A Cityscape Invitational Exhibition 6:30 pm
City Limits: A Cityscape Invitational Exhibition @ Principle Gallery
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
City Limits: A Cityscape Invitational Exhibition @ Principle Gallery | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
This invitational exhibition will feature a handful of extraordinarily talented artists who have focused on painting urban landscapes. The Principle Gallery hosts an opening reception for the exhibition between 6:30 and 9 p.m., which will[...]
George Washington Middle School Presents “High School Musical” 7:00 pm
George Washington Middle School Presents “High School Musical” @ GWMS Auditorium
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm
George Washington Middle School Presents "High School Musical" @ GWMS Auditorium | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
George Washington Middle School students perform “High School Musical.” Showtimes are Fridays at 7 p.m. and Saturdays at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. for three weeks, starting Friday, April 13 and running through Saturday, April[...]
The Late Shift: What is Art? 7:00 pm
The Late Shift: What is Art? @ Torpedo Factory Art Center
Apr 13 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
The Late Shift: What is Art? @ Torpedo Factory Art Center | Wilmington | Delaware | United States
The question of “What is Art?” has been asked for ages. Find answers during the April Late Shift. Meet four of the region’s best up-and-coming artists during the reception for 2018 Emerging Artists in Target[...]
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Live Painting Demonstration with Gavin Glakas 1:00 pm
Live Painting Demonstration with Gavin Glakas @ Principle Gallery
Apr 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Live Painting Demonstration with Gavin Glakas @ Principle Gallery | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Local artist Gavin Glakas is setting up in the Principle Gallery and painting live in front of visitors. Stop in, grab a seat, enjoy some tasty treats and watch as the artist creates a brand[...]
The Pen Is Mightier: How to write memorable letters to the editor 2:15 pm
The Pen Is Mightier: How to write memorable letters to the editor @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Apr 14 @ 2:15 pm – 4:15 pm
The Pen Is Mightier: How to write memorable letters to the editor @ Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Want to spread a message to your community and your representatives? Letters to the editor are a powerful way to bring attention to issues you’re passionate about. Whether you’re writing about your local community, national[...]
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2018 Public Safety & Valor Awards 8:00 am
2018 Public Safety & Valor Awards @ Hilton Alexandria Old Town
Apr 19 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
2018 Public Safety & Valor Awards @ Hilton Alexandria Old Town | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Alexandria Chamber of Commerce honors the brave women and men of the city’s police and fire department and sheriff’s office, who showed exceptional poise and courage in extraordinary circumstances in 2017. Nominated by their[...]
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Historic Garden Week Tour
Historic Garden Week Tour @ Old Town Alexandria
Apr 21 all-day
Historic Garden Week Tour @ Old Town Alexandria | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Old Town Alexandria will kick off the Garden Club of Virginia’s (GCV) 85th Historic Garden Week public tour of stunning historic homes and gardens which is expected to draw an estimated 1,500 garden enthusiasts and[...]
Marketplace at The Athenaeum 9:30 am
Marketplace at The Athenaeum @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ The Athenaeum
Apr 21 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Marketplace at The Athenaeum @ Northern Virginia Fine Arts Association @ The Athenaeum  | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
The Hunting Creek Garden Club has curated a fabulous selection of vendors to display their wares amongst the art in the Athenaeum’s gallery. Tickets for the Historic Garden Week House and Garden Tour are also[...]
Balducci’s Food & Wine Event 12:00 pm
Balducci’s Food & Wine Event @ Balducci's Food Lovers Market
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join us for a delicious wine and food tasting on Saturday, April 21st. Whether you’re an expert sommelier or a novice just learning the art, our wine events are not to be missed. Join professional[...]
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Spring2ACTion
Spring2ACTion @ Spring2ACTion presented by ACT for Alexandria
Apr 25 all-day
Spring2ACTion @ Spring2ACTion presented by ACT for Alexandria | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Spring2ACTion is Alexandria’s 24-hour online giving day and is one of the most widely recognized community events touching every part of the city. Since 2011, Spring2ACTion has raised more than $6.3 million for Alexandria nonprofits.[...]
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Home on Cameron’s One Year Anniversary 5:30 pm
Home on Cameron’s One Year Anniversary @ Home On Cameron
Apr 26 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Home on Cameron's One Year Anniversary @ Home On Cameron | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Join us for an open house block party as we welcome spring and mark the one year anniversary of Home On Cameron. Enjoy light fare from local restaurants and shop Home on Cameron’s curated collection[...]
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National Rebuilding Day
National Rebuilding Day @ TBA
Apr 28 all-day
With your help, we will continue to improve the lives of those in need and provide needed house repairs and energy efficient upgrades for less fortunate residents including the elderly, physically challenged, veterans and families[...]
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Alexandria Love Your Pet Day Block Party 11:00 am
Alexandria Love Your Pet Day Block Party @ Colvin & Roth Streets
Apr 29 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Alexandria Love Your Pet Day Block Party @ Colvin & Roth Streets | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
A fun, free event for the whole family celebrating the love we have for our pets. In 2017, a group of West End pet businesses worked with the mayor and city council to declare an[...]
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Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut for Victims of Domestic Violence Apr 30-May 1
Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut for Victims of Domestic Violence Apr 30-May 1 @ Alexandria
Apr 30 – May 1 all-day
Hair Cuttery’s Share-A-Haircut for Victims of Domestic Violence Apr 30-May 1 @ Alexandria | Alexandria | Virginia | United States
Hair Cuttery, the largest family-owned and -operated chain of hair salons in the country, is teaming up with the National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV) for its spring Share-A-Haircut program Apr 30-May 1, 2018.[...]